Syria expressed readiness to allow investigators the OPCW at the shayrat airbase

Bashar Ja’afari

Damascus is ready to provide the experts of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons (OPCW) access to the air force Shirt. As reported on Wednesday, April 12, TASS, this was stated by the representative of Syria to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari at a meeting of the Security Council of the world organization.

According to him, this way we can test the claims of several Western countries that there is allegedly sarin used in the attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun. “Syria stresses its willingness to provide access of the mission to the base Shirt, to determine kept if it’s sarin”, — assured the diplomat.

According to him, the official Damascus has sent a letter to the Director General of the OPCW Ahmet üzümcü, in which he asked “to send an impartial and professional mission in Khan Shaykhun on the base Shirt to determine what happened.”

12 April at a meeting of the UN security Council, Russia has veto and blocked proposed United States, Britain and France draft resolution on the chemical attack in Syria.

April 4, the Syrian opposition said about the alleged use loyal to President Bashar al-Assad’s forces of chemical weapons in Idlib province, resulting in 87 people were killed and over 200 injured. Damascus his involvement in the incident rejected, however, on the night of 7 April, the President of the United States Donald trump ordered to launch a missile attack on the airfield shirt used by Syrian government aircraft. Were fired 58 cruise missiles. According to Washington, this base was the Syrian air force chemical weapons were allegedly used.